By Matt Crane -Dubois County Free Press
Jasper–On Monday, Oct. 4, at approximately 12:14 p.m. an older man walked into Batteries Nowin Jasper. While on his way into the store he took a tool from a tool cart outside the shop and put it in his pocket. He went into the store and purchased some batteries and then left the store. On his way to the vehicle he picked up a complete tool set from the second shelf of the cart and placed it into the bed of his red Chevrolet truck and then left.
Update–According to Monica And Jeff Tunks, owners of Batteries Now, the individual in the surveilance photos turned himself in after someone informed him of being on the Dubois County Free Press Website.
By News Release Published On The Dubois County Freep Press
A burglary investigation that began with a report made to Jasper Police on January 31, 2011 has resulted in Jasper Police requesting charges of burglary and theft be filed against a Huntingburg man. The residents at 144 E. 37th Street, Jasper reported to Jasper Police on January 31, 2011 that an unknown person(s) had been inside their residence during the day. The residents told police that they believed that the suspect(s) entered the residence through an unlocked window. The residents reported that an amount of money (that police are not disclosing) was taken from the home. The investigation continued and police questioned 19 year old Kyle G. Schneider regarding the crimes. This interview took place on September 26, 2011. Information gathered in this interview has resulted in Jasper Police forwarding affidavits to the Dubois County prosecutor’s office for burglary, a class B felony, and theft, a class D felony. Schneider is currently incarcerated in the Dubois County Community Corrections Center for unrelated criminal charges. The Indiana State Police Laboratory Division assisted Jasper Police in their investigation. Jasper Police remind all residents to lock their vehicle while unattended and to lock the windows and doors to their residences when they are not home. Anyone seeing anything suspicious or anyone having information regarding suspected criminal activity is asked to contact the Jasper Police Department at 482-2255 or the anonymous tip line at 481-COPS.
DALE — A Cass Township nursery on the Dubois County line has been victimized for a second time within 48 hours this week.
On Monday, the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department investigated a burglary at Family Roots Nursery, 4781 W. 1200S. The crime, which occurred sometime between 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday, found an undisclosed amount of money taken from a file safe inside the business after a door was pried open and damaged.
Deputies were called back to the business north of I-64 and west of U.S. 231 at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday when it was reported that an RC Cola vending machine on the nursery’s porch had been pried open. The machine’s bill changer containing a minimal amount of money had been removed. The RC machine was heavily damaged in the process, according to police.
The latest crime happened sometime between 9:45 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to police. Anyone who saw something suspicious or who may have seen a vehicle in the area — which could include a motorcycle or moped — is asked to call the sheriff’s department at 482-3522.–DC Herald 08-03-2011
JASPER — The Jasper Police Department is asking the public’s help in solving an overnight vehicle vandalism that took place in the rear parking lot of Providence Home Health Care Center, 520 W. Ninth St.
Police said the vehicle was badly damaged sometime after 9 p.m.
Anyone with information that could further the investigation is asked to call Jasper police at 482-2255 or the department’s anonymous tip line at 481-2677. DC Hearld 08-02-2011
DALE — The Dubois County Sheriff’s Department investigated a burglary Monday morning that occurred at a Cass Township nursery on the Dubois County line.
The break-in at Family Roots Nursery, 4781W. 1200S, occurred sometime between 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday. A suspect or suspects gained entry by prying open a door.
An undisclosed amount of money was taken from a file safe inside the business located north of I-64 and west of U.S. 231. Damage to the door was estimated at $1,000.
Anyone who remembers seeing a vehicle or people in the area during the hours in question is asked to call the sheriff’s department at 482-3522. Callers may remain anonymous.
Indiana State Police assisted during the burglary investigation.–DC Herald 8-2-2011
JASPER — Jasper police are asking for the public’s help with the investigation of a fire they believe was set intentionally.
Police and Jasper Fire Chief Kenny Hochgesang investigated a fire at 4372 Rhine Strasse at around 7 a.m. Thursday. Landscaping near the house was set on fire overnight Wednesday, and newspaper and a match were discovered at the scene.
Police estimated $500 damage to the corner of the home.
Anyone with additional information concerning the incident is asked to called Jasper Police at 482-2255 or call the anonymous tip line at 481-COPS.–Source The Herald 6-3-11